November 2006 No. 4

QLIF congress 2007

Improving sustainability in organic and low input food production systems

Training & exchange

Measuring food quality: concepts, methods and challenges

QLIF congress 2006

Joint Organic Congress

· Congress papers

· Plenary sessions

QLIF research

Featured articles & new publications

News & notes

Correspondence on research and mediation


QLIF Congress 2006

Joint Organic Congress

The 2006 QLIF congress was held 30 - 31 May in Odense, Denmark in collaboration with other EU supported research projects and the biennial Danish Congress. This cooperation provided a unique platform for communication on a broad range of themes within organic food and farming.

Close to 1100 people representing 45 countries participated in the congress and the satellite and projects meetings conducted in relation to congress.

332 of the participants were researchers or representing research institutes. Other participants were representing organic farmer associations, advisory services, education, processors, distributors, certifiers, and NGOs etc.

During the congress, the participants had huge opportunities for participating in meetings relevant for their professional interest. During congress days no less than 44 English language sessions and 35 Danish language sessions were conducted together with 4 plenum meetings, 7 satellite meetings and several project meetings.

Via the links given below you are able to find papers presented at the congress.